Archive for Selected Discourse of the Week

You cannot be aware of what I am intending to do

Osho explains, "The India that you know, I have already left... But for whomsoever wants to seek and search and be, India still provides the best climate - spiritual climate, I [...]

There is no rebirth after the seventh body

Osho answers the question, "You have said that Buddha attained mahaparinirvana, but also that Buddha is to come once again in human form and will be known as Maitreya. How is it [...]

I have to speak a different language

Osho answers the question: Osho, you are quoted as being here to proclaim a new tradition, not to perpetuate the old. Why is this, and how do you see the future?

I am responsible for whatever happened – because you are fast asleep

Osho takes the responsibility for what happened in Rajneeshpuram and says, "...this is my deepest longing: that Sheela and her group should be forgiven."

We create the dictators

“Remember that you are alone, there is no God, there are no messengers, and there is no dictator. You have to be decisive about your own life,” states Osho in 1987 after he [...]

Osho on Reincarnation

Osho says, "... the whole idea of reincarnation is a misconception."

The ultimate meanness has been committed by America and England

Osho speaks about the creation of Israel by politicians and the resulting constant conflicts and suggests, "Move the Jews from Israel and give Israel to the Mohammedans; it belongs [...]

In fifty years’ time the decision will be made

"The coming few years are going to be very significant years in man's history," states Osho.

Your beloved is dead

Death is not a problem created by thinking; you cannot solve it by thinking. Whatsoever you think, how can you solve it? says Osho.

You are not predicting the future

A sannyasin says: I'm going back to pursue my study of astrology and to try to use it as a medium to communicate with people - not for its predictative qualities but just as a [...]

Without America Israel would be immediately finished

In discourse, Osho speaks about the creation of Israel after WW2 and the implications to this day. He states, "I have always been against the creation of Israel."

Jesus was born on January sixth

Osho says, "It was Constantine who was actually the founder of Christianity."

Nature cures

Osho says, Sometimes it is very, very good to be ill. Nothing wrong about it.

Beloved Osho, how can I thank you?

Osho: "There is no need: just be what you can be."

At the last stage you have to sacrifice the ego

Osho explains to a new disciple that the people who come to a master can be divided into four categories.

When oneness happens, then one’s self is not

Osho speaks on oneness and how he is related to the cosmos and to other people.

My message is universal

Osho states about his message: "Its universality means that it is the foundational doctrine of existence," and that "truth is absolutely uncompromising."

Mantra is a subtle drug

"If you repeat a certain mantra for a long time, that too creates subtle chemical changes in your being. It is better than drugs, but still, that too is a subtle drug," says Osho.

The more we arrange to protect ourselves, the more we expose ourselves to danger

Osho declares, "If we examine the course of human thinking in the last 300 years, we find a steep increase in doctrines of humanity and justice. But never, in all the history of [...]

When the body dies, the mind continues

Osho speaks on the complexity of the state of the mind and says it is almost like a bridge between the soul, the universal, and the body, the individual.